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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Do SSRI's Cause Lesions in Brains of Elderly?

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"Antidepressant linked to worsening white matter in elderly
Tue, 18 March 2008
The results of a study employing serial cranial MRI suggest that elderly adults who use tricyclic antidepressants may be at increased risk for progression of white matter lesions, which have been linked with late-life depression by previous studies."
Article here